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Pete the Cat Saves Christmas

Posted December 2, 2016

Pete the Cat does it again! He is awesome! Santa catches a cold and is too sick to deliver the presents to the children around the world.  He asks Pete to help. The list is so BIG! Pete the Cat is so small! Is Christmas going to canceled? Read a…

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Brown Girl Dreaming

Posted February 4, 2016

Jacqueline Woodson tenderly and eloquently tells the story of her early life in poetry. Beautifully written, each short chapter is a moving work of art. She takes the reader from Columbus, Ohio to Greenville, South Carolina to Brooklyn, New York. The…

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My grandfather's coat

Posted June 30, 2015

My Grandfather's Coat is the retelling of "I Had a Little Overcoat", the lovely Yiddish folksong. Told by the grandson, this version starts with the grandfather immigrating to America as a boy. Passing through Ellis Island, he works hard and learns t…

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Brother Hugo and the bear

Posted May 28, 2015

The story of Brother Hugo begins with an overdue library book which has unfortunately been eaten by a very hungry bear! Brother Hugo is required to make a new book, which is no easy task. Hugo travels to the Grande Chartreuse community in Southern Fr…

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Outside Your Window: a first book of nature

Posted December 3, 2012

Open this unique book to discover fascinating facts about the plants, birds, insects, and animals that live all around us.   Beautifully illustrated, divided by season, Outside Your Window is a work of art AND science.

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Thanksgiving! Posted November 4, 2014
Kids CookbooksPosted December 1, 2014

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